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NFL star Arrelious Benn shares tips for teaching about financial literacy.

Are we jumping to SEL?

Schools are moving to SEL to fix many issues. But is this the only answer?

5 cross-curricular coding projects

Ideas for teaching coding skills across different subjects.

What’s trending? From SEL to restorative justice, don’t miss these most-read stories.

Coding before reading

How coding skills can boost reading skills.

What’s trending? From early literacy to teen behavior, don’t miss these most-read stories.

One Hawaii teacher remains hopeful despite school violence because of her students

One Hawaii teacher remains hopeful despite school violence because of her students

Learning through the arts

Strategies for creating an arts integration school at any grade level.

Fred Ende reflects on the most useful social media tools for educational leaders.

What’s trending? From growth mindsets to summer enrichment, don’t miss these most-read stories.

The Editor's Choice Content Award celebrates educator-written content. Meet the winners.

How do you respond when students struggle? How to stop blaming and start cultivating.

Put data into student hands

Learning gaps are learning opportunities when students take ownership of data. See how.

Heart attack helps teacher find joy

Rigid school cultures are driving teacher stress. How one teacher found his way back to joy.